Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019
Fans can choose to stay at the Tropicana Casino & Resort or the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at a discounted rate
by Rider Sports Information
With the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference basketball championship moving to Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., in March, information regarding fan hotel blocks has been released by the conference office.
Fans can choose to stay at the Tropicana Casino & Resort or the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at a discounted rate. Both hotels are located on the boardwalk and are within walking distance to Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, the site of all men's and women's games in the tournament.
Rooms are available in the Havana Tower of the Tropicana, about .5 miles from Boardwalk Hall, on Monday, March 9 through Saturday, March 14. The room rate for Monday-Thursday is $59; however rates increase for Friday and Saturday. On Friday the room rate is $139 and Saturday it is $219. Reservations must be made by Jan. 9, 2020, in order to receive the discounted fan rate.
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino fan rate is $99 plus fees and that rate is available Monday through Saturday. The Hard Rock is located 1.2 miles from Boardwalk Hall.
"With both teams positioned for success, we hope that our fans will start making plans now to join us at the MAAC Basketball Tournament in Atlantic City in March," said Director of Athletics Don Harnum. "The conference membership, including a strong voice from Rider, has worked hard to establish a neutral-destination site that is competitively fair to all teams and provides multiple entertainment options for fans."
In addition to the amenities at each hotel, fans can learn more additional 2020 MAAC Basketball Tournament details as well as various information on all the things to do and see in Atlantic City next March while rooting on the Broncs.
All-sessions tickets are currently on sale by the MAAC. Additional information on tournament tickets will be released soon and, as always, fans can purchase them directly form the Rider Department of Athletics to guarantee the best seats in Rider's section to cheer on the Broncs.